Two on a Guillotine (1965)

107 mins | Mystery | 1965

Director:

William Conrad

Producer:

William Conrad

Cinematographer:

Sam Leavitt

Editor:

William Ziegler

Production Designer:

Art Loel

Production Company:

Warner Bros. Pictures
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DETAILS
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 13 January 1965
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures
Copyright Date:
31 December 1964
Copyright Number:
LP29865
Physical Properties:
Sound
Black and White
Widescreen/ratio
Panavision
Duration(in mins):
107
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Cassie Duquesne, daughter of magician "Duke" Duquesne, whose wife, Melinda, was accidentally beheaded during their act in 1944, returns to Los Angeles 20 years later to attend her father's funeral. She learns that his will stipulates that, in order to receive her inheritance, she must spend seven consecutive nights in his old mansion. Duquesne claimed that he would make his presence known to her on one of those nights. Reporter Val Henderson arrives and is allowed to stay at the old house with her until Cassie learns that he is planning a story on her vigil. That night, after Val has left, Duquesne appears, alive and insane, and attempts his guillotine routine on her. Val returns with the police, however, in time to save ... +


Cassie Duquesne, daughter of magician "Duke" Duquesne, whose wife, Melinda, was accidentally beheaded during their act in 1944, returns to Los Angeles 20 years later to attend her father's funeral. She learns that his will stipulates that, in order to receive her inheritance, she must spend seven consecutive nights in his old mansion. Duquesne claimed that he would make his presence known to her on one of those nights. Reporter Val Henderson arrives and is allowed to stay at the old house with her until Cassie learns that he is planning a story on her vigil. That night, after Val has left, Duquesne appears, alive and insane, and attempts his guillotine routine on her. Val returns with the police, however, in time to save her. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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